25 Kites That Fly by Leslie Hunt

By Leslie Hunt

Written by way of a kite maker for the U.S. climate Bureau, this consultant gains distinct directions for growing usual two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, field kites, and plenty of different types. whole descriptions of equipment and fabrics include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and masses extra. 70 illustrations.

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25 Kites That Fly

Written through a kite maker for the U. S. climate Bureau, this consultant gains specified directions for developing regular two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, field kites, and plenty of different types. entire descriptions of equipment and fabrics include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and masses extra.

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Compared to the maple, carving the spruce is sheer pleasure. But use care not to split out large pieces. And we have to have, if anything, even sharper tools to cleanly do the finish work below. This is especially true for scrapers. THE FRONT WOOD Select a straight grained piece of European spruce (picea abies), or Engelmann, Sitka, or red spruce from North America. The late wood (dark lines) should be preferably thin and their spacing neither very wide nor extremely narrow. The grain must be vertical.

We now have to further continue the outward spiralling line on the wall of the second tum, after which we can make cut 8. You can make one or two additional small saw cuts if you like, but basically the rest of the volute's ears are completed "fiĀ·eehand, " finishing with the smallest gouge. The ending of the volute spiral in the ear of the scroll is a prominent characteristic of the maker's style, so take care here. THE CHAMFER LINE FOR THE INCURVING Now beginning with thejace at one ear, gauge a marking line 1 mm in from the edge, continuing along the second tum, the first tum, down the back side of the scroll, under Note: The experienced scroll carver may not actually draw this chamfer line, nor the chamfer line for the fluting below.

SeeA1t & Method ofthe Violin Maker, pages 30-33 on inside molds. All three types of inside molds have advantages and disadvantages. We have used the simple, thin one layer mold in this book. The two layer mold is the full rib height, held together with screws. One layer is removed after gluing on the ribs to allow the installation of one set oflinings, before or after gluing the back on. The three layer mold is interesting but overly complicated. The layers can be conveniently assembled and disassembled using wood screws, or machine screws either threaded into the wood or v,rith "T- nuts" for durability, and cotmtersunk flat head machine screws.

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